Chapter 22

Ten Things You’ll Hate about Windows 8 (and How to Fix Them)

In This Chapter

arrow Avoiding the Start screen

arrow Avoiding the desktop

arrow Stopping the permission screens

arrow Finding the Windows 8 menus

arrow Capturing pictures of your screen

arrow Finding out your version of Windows

You may find yourself thinking Windows 8 would be perfect if only . . . (insert your pet peeve here).

If you find yourself thinking (or saying) those words frequently, read this chapter. Here, you find not only a list of ten or so of the most aggravating things about Windows 8, but also ways you can fix them.

I Want to Avoid the Start Screen!

If you find the mysterious new Start screen to be more startling than helpful, here’s how to avoid it. This section explains how to stay on the desktop as long as possible.

Bringing back the Start button

Even before Windows 8 hit the stores, a cottage industry began creating ways to ...

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